Paul DeLakis

College Swimming Previews: #7 Ohio State a Threat in the Pool and On the Boards

After finishing 3rd at Big Tens last year, Ohio State is in excellent shape heading into this season.

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NCAA All-American Paul DeLakis on 40×100 SCM Best Average with Caeleb Dressel

DeLakis breaks down training through the pandemic, including a stint where he traveled to Gainesville to train with Gregg Troy and his pro group

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Big Ten Champion Paul DeLakis Retires from Swimming, Won’t Pursue 5th Year

Paul DeLakis won a pair of Big Ten titles in the 200 free and 200 IM in 2021. He will now step away from swimming to pursue a career in optometry.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2017-2021

California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.

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2021 Men’s NCAAs Night 4 Preview: Cal Holds Four Top-2 Seeds From Prelims

On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.

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2021 Men’s NCAAs Night 2 Preview: Magahey, Lasco, and Hoffer Hold Top Seeds

On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.

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Destin Lasco Becomes Fastest Freshman In History After Monster 200 IM Drop

The Cal first-year dropped almost four seconds in a time of 1:40.61, moving up from the 58th seed into the top spot in this morning’s prelims.

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Projected vs. Actual: Day 1 Score Update at 2021 NCAA D1 Men’s Championships

Louisville outperformed their projected finish by 14 points in the men’s 800 free relay on Day 1 at 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Championships.

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2021 Men’s NCAAs Day 1: Let’s Overreact to One Race

Let’s try to prognosticate just a bit what tonight’s only race — the 800 free relay — means for the next three days of racing.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Cardinals Should Vie with Recent Champs in 400 Medley Relay

The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.

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2020-2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

Things are very much still up in the air between Cal and Texas, two teams with consistent NCAA track records and plenty of time left to drop this season.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: For the 200 Free, In Kieran We Trust

At SECs, Kieran Smith swam the lead-off leg of Florida’s 800 free relay in a new school record of 1:29.48, becoming the fourth man ever to break 1:30.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Reece Whitley Zeroing in on Licon 200 Breast Record

On paper, this looks like a Whitley win and McHugh silver is imminent. But two swimmers have hit big LCM times this year, which could make things close.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Casas Targeting Fastest Time Ever in the 200 IM

Back in 2019, then-freshmen Shaine Casas finished 13th in the 200 IM, but now, the Texas A&M star could threaten Caeleb Dressel’s all-time mark of 1:38.18.

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